Quantcast
GamePro's Gears of War 2 coverage 'complete nonsense' - Destructoid




GamePro's Gears of War 2 coverage 'complete nonsense'


2:28 PM on 02.04.2008
GamePro's Gears of War 2 coverage 'complete nonsense' photo



I suppose a great way to sell magazines would be to make wild claims on your cover about sequels to blockbuster games. It seems that's what GamePro did, when they decided to put "Gears of War 2" right underneath the words "special report" on the cover of their next magazine.

Images of the cover appeared on the Internet a few days ago, causing wild speculation and unnecessary excitement about an impending announcement. In a post on the official Epic Games forums, President Mark Rein calls the long-running videogame magazine out.

"It is complete nonsense," he writes. "We have not announced a sequel to Gears of War to GamePro or anyone else for that matter."

His response is followed by a bunch of people complaining about Epic's lack of Gears of War PC support. Apparently, that game needs a patch, but I wouldn't know -- I played Gears of War on the Xbox 360 when it came out -- what, twelve years ago?

So we all know that the game is due for a sequel, and there have been enough rumors pointing to us seeing a sequel sometime this year. But you're certainly not going to hear about it in the next issue of GamePro. Stay tuned for tomorrow's special Destructoid report on Unreal Tournament 9 and Madden NFL 2010.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Epic Games

5:00 PM on 08.05.2014
Epic Games UK set up to work on Unreal Engine 4

Most of us won't recognize Pitbull Studio by name, but the company has worked with Epic Games in the past on Gears of War: Judgment and, most notably, Unreal Engine 4. Now, the two are further extending their partnership as P...more



1:00 PM on 07.29.2014
Unreal Tournament footage: 'We have a game now'

I came in expecting little from this latest Unreal Tournament footage considering how not far along the game was in the last video, but this one is much more worthy of your time. Movement mechanics, levels, weapons, and team...more



2:00 PM on 07.08.2014
Fortnite still exists, has new trailer and screens to prove it

Back in March, Epic Games said that its upcoming cooper multiplayer sandbox fortress defense something-or-other Fortnite had "evolved," and that they would hopefully be able to talk about it soon. Well, there has not been mu...more



View all Epic Games






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more